Christian Columnist: Why is Church-State Separation So Hard to Understand?

Sam Venable is a Christian and a columnist for the Knoxville News Sentinel in East Tennessee. Recently, Americans United for Separation of Church and State threatened a lawsuit because nearby “Sevier County Commission’s long-standing habit of starting each meeting with the Lord’s Prayer is illegal.” Obviously, that’s correct. That’s religion seeping into the government and [Read More...]

Sarah Palin Says We’re a Christian Nation — She’s Wrong

At this point, if Sarah Palin told me it was ok to cross the street, I’d be double checking every direction. You just have to believe the opposite of whatever she says. So when she spoke at the recent “Women of Joy” conference, she said exactly what you would expect her to say: a lie. [Read More...]

Mike Huckabee “Charges the Mound” Against Michael Tracey

Michael Tracey is the student who interviewed FOX News Channel host (and former presidential candidate) Mike Huckabee last week. The full background story, as well as an interview with Michael, can be read here. Huckabee got in trouble because he said if gay marriage was legalized, it would be a gateway allowing for incest and [Read More...]

Who’s to Blame for Iran’s Earthquake? Women

Who knew Pat Robertson had an Iranian clone? Hojatoleslam Kazem Sedighi, Tehran’s “acting Friday prayer leader,” is giving Robertson a run for his money. After hearing predictions that an earthquake could hit Iran soon, Sedighi explained why that would be happening: “Many women who do not dress modestly … lead young men astray, corrupt their [Read More...]

Student Responds to Mike Huckabee’s Comments About Him

A few months ago, I was emailing back and forth with a student named Michael Tracey at The College of New Jersey about possibly speaking there over my Spring Break since he’s the president of their Secular Student Alliance chapter. We were unable to find a day that worked so we put the talk on [Read More...]